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Models of secondary education and social inequality : an international comparison

Author: Hans-Peter Blossfeld; Sandra Buchholz; Jan Skopek; Moris Triventi
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., [2016] ©2016
Series: EduLIFE lifelong learning.
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From an international comparative perspective, this third book in the prestigious eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series provides a thorough investigation into how social inequalities arise during  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Peter Blossfeld; Sandra Buchholz; Jan Skopek; Moris Triventi
ISBN: 9781785367267 1785367269 9781785367250 1785367250
OCLC Number: 1027973909
Notes: Contributors include: A. Basler, C. Blank, H.-P. Blossfeld, Y. Brinbaum, S. Buchholz, M. Buchmann, W. Carbonaro, J. Chesters, D. Contini, J. Dammrich, H. Ditton, J. Dronkers, J. Erola, R. Erikson, H. Esser, G. Farges, H. Fend, E. Grodsky, C. Guegnard, M. Haynes, A.C. Holtmann, D. Horn, C. Iannelli, C. Imdorf, A. Karhula, M. Kazjulja, T. Keller, E. Kilpi-Jakonen, M. Klein, M. Koomen, R. Korthals, Y. Kosyakova, I. Kriesi, N. Kulic, D. Kurakin, W. Lauterbach, P. McMullin, S. Møllegaard, J. Murdoch, P. Robert, F. Rudolphi, E. Saar, A. Schier, S. Schuhrer, Y. Shavit, J. Skopek, E. Smyth, K. Taht, E. Tenret, M. Triventi, S. Wahler, F. Wohlkinger, M. Yaish, D. Yanbarisova, G. Yastrebov, M. Zielonka.
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso en línea (456 páginas)).
Contents: Contents:Foreword Rolf Becker PART I: INTRODUCTION AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK1. Secondary school systems and inequality of educational opportunity in contemporary societies Moris Triventi, Nevena Kulic, Jan Skopek, and Hans-Peter Blossfeld2. The model of ability tracking - Theoretical expectations and empirical findings on how educational systems impact on educational success and inequality Hartmut EsserPART II: COMPARATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS3. From primary school to young adulthood - A cross-national analysis of cognitive competencies and related social inequalitiesJohanna Dammrich and Moris Triventi4. Excellence through equality of opportunity - Increasing the social inclusiveness of education systems benefits disadvantaged students without harming advantaged students Anne Christine HoltmannPART III: THE EARLY TRACKING MODEL5. Secondary school differentiation and inequality of educational opportunity in GermanySandra Buchholz, Jan Skopek, Markus Zielonka, Hartmut Ditton, Florian Wohlkinger, and Antonia Schier6. Educational mobility and equal opportunity in different German tracking systems - Findings from the LifE study Wolfgang Lauterbach and Helmut Fend7. Differentiation in secondary education and inequality in educational opportunities: The case of Switzerland Marlis Buchmann, Irene Kriesi, Maarten Koomen, Christian Imdorf, and Ariane Basler8. Early tracking and competition - A recipe for major inequalities in Hungary Daniel Horn, Tamas Keller, and Peter Robert9. Tracking in the Netherlands - Ability selection or social reproduction? Jaap Dronkers and Roxanne KorthalsPART IV: THE NORDIC INCLUSIVE MODEL10. Social selection in formal and informal tracking in Sweden Frida Rudolphi and Robert Erikson11. Inequalities in the haven of equality? Upper secondary education and entry into tertiary education in Finland Elina Kilpi-Jakonen, Jani Erola, and Aleksi Karhula12. Educational inequalities in tracked Danish upper secondary education Susanne Wahler, Sandra Buchholz, and Stine MollegaardPART V: THE INDIVIDUAL CHOICE MODEL13. Onwards or upwards? - The role of subject choice and schools in there reproduction of educational inequality in EnglandPatricia McMullin and Nevena Kulic14. School subject choices and social class differences in entry to higher education - Comparing Scotland and Ireland Markus Klein, Christina Iannelli, and Emer Smyth15. Reproduction of inequality in educational attainment through curricular differentiation in secondary school - A case study of the USA Susanne Schuhrer, William Carbonaro, and Eric Grodsky16. Reproducing social inequality within comprehensive school systems - The case of Australia Jenny Chesters and Michele HaynesPART VI: THE MIXED TRACKING MODEL17. The long-term outcomes of early educational differentiation in France Geraldine Farges, Elise Tenret, Yael Brinbaum, Christine Guegnard, and Jake Murdoch18. Between formal openness and stratification in secondary education: Implications for social inequalities in Italy Dalit Contini and Moris Triventi19. The reproduction of social inequality within the Russian educational system Yuliya Kosyakova, Gordey Yastrebov, Diana Yanbarisova, and Dmitry Kurakin20. Educational inequalities in secondary education in Estonia -Transitions and tracking Kadri Taht, Ellu Saar, and Margarita Kazjulja21. Tracking and attainment in Israeli secondary education Carmel Blank, Yossi Shavit, and Meir YaishPART VII: CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSION22. Varieties of secondary education models and social inequality - Conclusions from a large-scale international comparison Moris Triventi, Jan Skopek, Nevena Kulic, Sandra Buchholz, and Hans-Peter BlossfeldIndex
Series Title: EduLIFE lifelong learning.
Responsibility: [edited by] Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Jan Skopek and Moris Triventi.


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